Questions tagged [ad-blocker]

Ad Blockers are tools and plugins that stop unwanted elements of websites from being displayed.

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How can I block ads for Donald Trump's campaign on YouTube using a browser addon

When I am watching my favorite progressive YouTube channel, the Young Turks, occasionally, I see an ad for Donald Trump's campaign. I want to see all other ads, except for ones from the Trump campaign....
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Open source iOS ad blocker?

Does an open source iOS ad-blocker that works on iPhones exist? I am looking to block YouTube ads, useless scripts, and trackers.
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Chrome plugin to “unlock” a web page

Like many users, I use an ad blocker on the internet (specifically, a HOSTS file.) Certain websites I visit "lock" whatever page I'm on by 1. putting a modal div over the content, and 2. setting the ...
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Ad-Blocker that Downloads the page and then sets the ad to “hidden”

I was looking at the way pages detect ad-Blockers... Basically they check if the page was fully loaded or your browser "skipped" something. I was wondering if there is an adblocker extension, which ...
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Block YouTube ads on a smart TV

What software can I use to block YouTube ads on a smart TV? The TV does not allow the YouTube app to be modified. I have looked at PiHole but it appears that it is no longer capable of blocking ...
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Automatically skip in-video ads on YouTube

I'm searching for an extension or script that can automatically skip to the start of a video without having to listen to the video author trying to sell me a product. Lots of content creators have ...
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Ad Blocker for iOS to block YouTube ads on iPad

I find myself being almost unable to watch YouTube anymore on my iPad, due to its increasingly obtrusive, invasive ads. On my laptop I have solved this with an ad blocker. Question: Is there a ...
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ad blocker which blocks the add, bud makes the receiving party mark the ad as watched?

I was wondering if there is any ad blocker that still blocks the add, bud makes the receiving ad party thinks the ad is being watched (and so generates income). I want to support some websites, bud I ...
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No-Root Android Ad Blocker (KitKat compatible)

I'm looking for an Android app with the following features: Does not require root Acts as a global ad-blocker, preferably with user-defined lists (similar to AdAway, but without requiring root) - Can ...
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No-root Android Firewall with Ad Blocker (KitKat compatible)

I'm looking for an Android app with the following features: Does not require root Acts a firewall (can use VPN) Acts as a global ad-blocker, preferably with user-defined lists (similar to AdAway, but ...
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An adblocker rule list for “Update to our privacy policy” popups in light of GDPR

I normally browse in private mode for various reasons, and I've already set up most of my frequently visited sites with a script which blocks new user popups. GDPR has caused a lot of sites to show "...
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Ad-blocker for my home network

I'm looking for an ad-blocker that protects all hosts in my private home network, even guests that temporarily connect via WLAN. I have Windows and Linux machines as well as Android phones, but there ...
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Adblocker that will only block invasive ads

I'm looking for an ad blocker, but I don't actually want to remove all ads. I want sites offering me free entertainment to receive advertisement revenue, and will tolerate basic ads to allow this to ...
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AdAway alternative for non-rooted Android devices?

Can anyone recommend an alternative to AdAway for non-rooted Android devices? The desired functionality is to block advertisements within all apps, not just within a web browser. Any price is fine, ...
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Adblocker with more sophisticated filters

I feel like filters based on id, class, attributes or node structure are not very effective because a website could easily randomize these in the backend. I found myself countless times in a ...
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iOS “AdBlock” for spam phone calls?

I have the same requirements like this Call AdBlock for Android, but it should run on iOS/iPhone. I wish to buy the app non-recurring (no subscription for filter list). I am based in Europe, ...
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Chrome: Permissive adblocker, that whitelists pages by default?

A lot of webpages contain overblown advertising, so in general I want to use an adblocker. However, I'd prefer adblockers to allow me blacklisting webpages that overdo it rather than whitelisting ...
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Is there a reliable approach to block Facebook's new stealth ads?

Facebook has recently started inserting advertisements into my feed, where they are disguised as posts from friends and organizations I follow. My ad blocker seems unable to recognize these as ...
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Meme blocker for Google Chrome

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can block meme pictures. Examples: It should work with Windows 7, if OS-dependent. Gratis is better.
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Content blocker (adblocker) for iPhone 5

I'm looking for a content blocker, or failing that an adblocker for iPhone 5. Now I wouldn't ask this question here without a little research. All the adblockers (free of charge and paid) which I ...
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Windows Phone browser with Ad-block support

There is seemingly no Windows Phone 8.1 browsers with existing Ad-blocking add-on, or build-in ad-blocker. Is my search hopeless, or is there such browser? The only thing that came close is the hack ...
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Which Ad Blocker for Firefox best meets these common requirements?

I used Adblock Plus for a few years, and now I'm using uBlock since a month ago, but I can still see some ads (although they are relatively rare). I have never used Adguard, but I've heard that it's ...
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Browser Add-On to Block Exit Intent Popups

I keep (against my better judgment) attempting to read articles online, and as soon as I decide not to read an article and reach for the close tab button (or, in one memorable instance, move my mouse ...
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ad block plugin for firefox that blocks only specific sites

Can someone recommend an add on for Firefox that will block ads only on specific site? Adblock has option only to allow specific sites, but I need the opposite of that.
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Adblocker that still helps the sites I visit?

Is there any Adblock Plus like tool, that would display ads as far as the server side of things is concerned, but would hide them clientside so I don't have to look at them? Is it possible a program ...
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Ad-block for Spotify?

Is there an ad-blocker solution for Spotify that blocks ads and gets rid of the audio ads rather than mutes them? Currently I am using EZBlocker but it only mutes the audio ads which I find ...
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Google Chrome extension that can bypass ads in Hulu?

I don't actually think there is one but is there an extension for Google Chrome that can bypass these ads? The reason I want to bypass them is because they are overly long and come back every ten ...
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Extensions that blocks ability to click on ads

While I am not fond of ads on a webpage, I don't mind them just being there. But I don't like it when I accidentally click on ads and then a billion webpages open up. What I am looking for is an ...
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A robust, actually working ad blocker for Android (without root access)

There are tons of adblockers for Android, but is there a reliable solution? I'm a bit scared about the possibility of an unintended malware download to my device. The requirements: should block the ...